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Dinghy sailor Francis Rowan won the first Fireball race of the new Dublin Bay season in an afternoon that promised much rain but delivered sunshine instead. Inspite of the gloomy forecast the first race of Dublin Port sponsored Dublin Bay…
So much to do, so little time... No excuses, though, as the sun is shining after all the rain and there’s scads of sailing – and other – events around the country this coming week. For traditionalists, the Yawl Sailing…
A record entry of over twelve hundred boats will compete in this year’s Irish Rowing Championships which take place at the National Rowing Centre in Inniscarra, Cork next weekend. With a record 230 races over three days, the racing gets…
So much to do, so little time... No excuses, though, as the sun is shining after all the rain and there’s scads of sailing – and other – events around the country this coming week. For traditionalists, the Yawl Sailing…
The organisers of the UK's RIBEX 2009 have confirmed that two weeks prior to show time, the Cowes based exhibition is at ‘sell out’ save two slots within the tented village.
The “J/97” is the first J in over two decades under 32’ to combine 6’ headroom and family cruising accommodations in a high performance, easily driven hull. With the handling ease of an asymmetric spinnaker and non-overlapping headsails, the J/97…
Louth based civil engineers Padhraic Moneley Ltd (PML) Civil Engineers and Contractors in conjunction with Roger Cagney Consulting Engineers have secured an extensive development contract issued by the award winning Howth Yacht Club (HYC), voted ‘Sailing Club of the Year’,…
Carlingford Sailing Club, Carlingford Marina and Padhraic Moneley Ltd are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Moneley Oyster Pearl Sailing Regatta this year - some achievement! - and preparations are well underway for the event (12-13 June), being held at…
Ireland's entry to the Volvo Ocean Race is already for sale, in anticipation of the end of the race. The Green Dragon Racing Team is looking for bids in the region of €2.5million for a fully-equipped Volvo 70 via a…
Marine energy deal biggest in history of industry In a landmark deal, Dubliner and chief executive of Aquamarine Power Martin McAdam has agreed to supply wave and tidal energy to Airtricity. In what McAdam has called "the biggest deal in…
The bodies of two men, who had been named locally as Tony Coohill and Féichín Mulkerrin, were recovered during an extensive air and sea search off north Galway Tuesday evening (21st April). Mr Coohill, reported to be in his 30s,…
Irish Cruiser Racer Association Commodore Barry Rose has called a meeting of interested skippers for a 2010 Irish Commodore's Cup team at the Radisson Hotel, Cork Airport on Wedneday, April 29th.
Looking up from the newspaper and seeing bottlenose dolphins swarming around the waters of Seapoint and Blackrock was quite a thrill for commuters yesterday morning (21st April). DART travellers were treated to the sight of fins breaking the water, and…
The century-old campaign for a pier in the sheltered fishing harbour of Cromane in Dingle Bay in Co Kerry has received yet another setback with the decision by An Bord Pleanála to annul the county council’s compulsory purchase order of…
Naval Service cadets completed the first official ascent of the Shannon river in under six hours recently. Records have previously been set for descents which go with the flow of the river. However, this was the first time the more…
Over 150 entries - 40 from outside Dublin Bay - are already signed up for the country's largest sailing event, Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta . The event is expecting to attract over 500 boats for the capital's waters when it…

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